Chocolate Peppermint Pudding

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This post brought to you by TruMoo. All opinions are 100% mine. TruMoo Chocolate milk is one of my kids favorite treats and can always be found in my refrigerator.  That it tastes delicious is made even better by the fact that it contains NO artificial growth hormones, NO high fructose corn syrup, and is ...

Frozen Inspired I SPY Ornament

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OK,  this one combines several things that kids love so it should be  a big hit in your house. Frozen+Handmade Christmas ornament+ I Spy Game= Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! This is a fun idea to make and let them give to their friends, keep for themselves, or use in an ornament exchange.  Here's the thing.. ...

Preserving digital memories #LyveMinds

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I am going to admit here and now I'm horrible about printing our photos.  Going back since our oldest was born? I could easily guess we have over 10,000 photos I have not printed.  I'm pretty sure we wouldn't print all of them, but I've printed almost NONE of them.  It's not deliberate- but as ...

Getting stains out of clothes

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We are a sports family, through and through. My children absolutely love to participate in sports and activities. Although it does take a lot of ripping and running on my Husband and I's part, we love them being able to participate in the activities they love as well. You know what DOESN'T love all of their ...

Buy vitamins and support Vitamin Angels

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Fall illnesses are no joke! Staying healthy is at the forefront of my to-do list, and I plan on keeping my entire family that way as well. I recently wrote a post about which vitamins to take to keep your family healthy throughout this season. My 3 main essential vitamins are Vitamin C, Zinc, and ...

Non meat protein sources

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Often times when people think of protein sources they immediately think of beef and chicken. But there are many other great and nutritious sources of protein available. Here is a list of non meat protein sources.   Eggs. One large egg contains about 6 grams of protein, and about 90 calories. Eating a two egg omelet for ...

Playing at mealtime isn’t just for kids #Fandamonium

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When I was a kid, my absolute FAVORITE part of shopping was picking out the cereal.  This was not a task to be taken lightly… but instead, a major decision that had to be made carefully and precisely. While the cereal itself was important, since I’d have to eat it throughout the week… that was ...

Spicy Mango Bloody Mary

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Remember I said I was doing a raw veggie challenge?  Well, I've kept it up for many days. Or most of the past few weeks, anyway.  It also got me thinking, for some reason, about Thanksgiving. Maybe because it's the V8VegOut Challenge, or because the holiday itself is coming and my family has  a serious ...

Make your own cookie butter (Free printable gift tag)

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A few years ago a friend heard me mention heading to Trader Joe's.  If they have Cookie Butter, get me 2.  Maybe 3, she said. I was all "What is cookie butter??" and then she told me.  I knew that I would need to try this cookie butter, and I knew I'd probably 1. love it and ...